• Gifted Education and Twice-Exceptionality Specialization Options

    Complete a specialization in Gifted Education or Twice-Exceptionality with any Curriculum and Instruction graduate degree from the University of Denver. 

    A minimum of 24 credits are required to be eligible for the Colorado Department of Education's Gifted Core, Gifted Specialist, and Gifted Director endorsements with the external requirement of also passing the ETS Praxis in Gifted Education. 

    We work with Colorado schools and districts to offer tailored certificate cohorts, please email idge@du.edu to learn more. 

     

    Visit https://morgridge.du.edu/apply to apply for a degree in Curriculum & Instruction today! 

     

    New Specialization in Twice-Exceptionality

    • Complete our new Curriculum & Instruction specialization in Twice-Exceptional learners! Email idge@du.edu for more information. 
    • CUI 4401 - Psychological Aspects of the Gifted
    • CUI 4403 - Instructional Strategies for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4404 - Twice-Exceptional Students
    • CFSP 4305/CFSP 4338/TEP 4010 - Coursework in Exceptionalities in Education / Disabilities
    • CFSP 4302 - Special Education and Gifted Education Law
    • CUI 4405 - Gifted Education Practicum
    • Not eligible for any current CDE endorsements
    • +18 Credits

     

    Specialization or Certificate in Gifted Education (+24 credits)

    • CUI 4401 - Psychological Aspects of the Gifted
    • CUI 4402 - Curriculum for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4403 - Instructional Strategies for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4404 - Twice-Exceptional Students
    • CUI 4407 - Special Topics in Identification of the Gifted
    • CUI 4408 - Creativity: Theory and Practice
    • CUI 4410 - Program Development, Leadership, and Communication
    • CUI 4160 - Race, Class, and Gender
    • Eligible for CDE Gifted Core Endorsements
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    • *CUI 4405 - Gifted Education Practicum
    • *CFSP 4302 - Special Education and Gifted Education Law
    • * Also required for the CDE Gifted Specialist Endorsement

     

    Teacher Education Program Cognate +12 credits

    • TEP Cognate CUI 4403 - Instructional Strategies for Gifted Learners
    • TEP Cognate CUI 4401 - Psychological Aspects of the Gifted
    • TEP Cognate CUI 4408 - Creativity: Theory and Practice
    • All TEP Students Only CUI 4411 - Gifted and Talented Workshop

     

    Master's Degree with Gifted Education Specialization  (+24 credits)

    • CUI 4401 - Psychological Aspects of the Gifted
    • CUI 4402 - Curriculum for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4404 - Twice-Exceptional Students
    • CUI 4405 - Gifted Education Practicum
    • CUI 4407 - Special Topics in Identification of the Gifted
    • CUI 4408 - Creativity: Theory and Practice
    • CUI 4410 - Program Development, Leadership, and Communication
    • CFSP 4302 - Special Education and Gifted Education Law
    • *CUI 4403 - Instructional Strategies for Gifted Learners
    • Eligible for CDE Gifted Core or *Specialist Endorsements

     

    Gifted Education Director Specialization (+30 Gifted; +14 Admin)

    • CUI 4400 - Nature and Needs of Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4401 - Psychological Aspects of the Gifted
    • CUI 4402 - Curriculum for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4403 - Instructional Strategies for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4404 - Twice-Exceptional Students
    • CUI 4405 - Gifted Education Practicum
    • CUI 4407 - Special Topics in Identification of the Gifted
    • CUI 4408 - Creativity: Theory and Practice
    • CUI 4410 - Program Development, Leadership, and Communication
    • CFSP 4302 - Special Education and Gifted Education Law
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    • Admin 4812 - Perspectives in District Leadership
    • Admin 4835 - Leading Teaching and Learning
    • Admin 4817 - Administrative Internship: District
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    • Eligible for CDE Gifted Director Endorsements

     

    PhD with Gifted Education Specialization

    • Research-focused degree. Requires GRE.
    • CUI 4401 - Psychological Aspects of the Gifted
    • CUI 4402 - Curriculum for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4403 - Instructional Strategies for Gifted Learners
    • CUI 4404 - Twice-Exceptional Students
    • CUI 4407 - Special Topics in Identification of the Gifted
    • CUI 4408 - Creativity: Theory and Practice
    • CUI 4410 - Program Development, Leadership, and Communication
    • CFSP 4302 - Special Education and Gifted Education Law
    • Eligible for CDE Gifted Core Endorsements
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    • *CUI 4405 - Gifted Education Practicum
    • * Also required for the CDE Gifted Specialist Endorsement

     

    Visit https://morgridge.du.edu/apply to apply for a degree in Curriculum & Instruction today! 

     

This portfolio last updated: 13-Oct-2021 3:44 PM